Cherries are the quintessential summer fruit. Don’t let their short season pass you by. This cherry-infused bourbon takes five minutes to whip up and after a week it will be ready to enjoy year-round. It’s delicious on its own or in a classic old-fashioned cocktail.
Yields 3 cups
Kick back and relax this summer with a cool old-fashioned cocktail. This cherry-infused bourbon adds just the right amount of seasonal flavor.
- 3 cups bourbon
- 2 cups fresh cherries
- Wash two cups of cherries and remove the stems and the pits. Place the cherries in a large Mason jar.
- Add three cups of bourbon to the jar and seal with the lid. Place in a cool dark place for one week. Shake the jar once a day for seven days.
- Using a fine sieve, strain the liquid from the cherries. Store the infused bourbon in a Mason jar in the freezer.